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Cheap train tickets from Prague to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for May 20

Cheapest

$28

Average

$90

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Prague to Salzburg will cost around $ 90 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 28.

Cheapest
10:04AMPrague7h22 05:26PMSalzburg Hbf
1 changes
$281One-way
06:08PMPrague13h32 07:40AMSalzburg Hbf
5 changes
$491One-way
10:04AMPrague5h44 03:48PMSalzburg Hbf
1 changes
$671One-way
10:15AMPrague7h33 05:48PMSalzburg Hbf
2 changes
$901One-way
11:15AMPrague6h33 05:48PMSalzburg Hbf
3 changes
$901One-way

Train schedule from Prague to Salzburg

Showing trains for tomorrow, Fri, May 20
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
04:40AMPrague7h46 12:26PMSalzburg
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ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
08:04AMPrague7h22 03:26PMSalzburg
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ÖBB
08:45AMPrague7h03 03:48PMSalzburg
0 changes
ÖBB | Regionalzug
12:15PMPrague7h33 07:48PMSalzburg
0 changes
ÖBB
12:56PMPrague6h52 07:48PMSalzburg
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ÖBB
02:15PMPrague6h33 08:48PMSalzburg
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
04:08PMPrague13h32 05:40AMSalzburg
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ÖBB | S-Bahn
07:45PMPrague13h41 09:26AMSalzburg
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ÖBB | S-Bahn
08:45PMPrague13h41 10:26AMSalzburg
0 changes
ÖBB | S-Bahn
10:00PMPrague12h26 10:26AMSalzburg
0 changes

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Fri
May 20
$28ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$22Flixbus
Sat
May 21
$28ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$22Flixbus
Sun
May 22
$33ÖBB
$22Flixbus
Mon
May 23
$33ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$39Flixbus
Tue
May 24
$28ÖBB
$39Flixbus
Wed
May 25
$33ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$41Flixbus
Thu
May 26
$28ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$22Flixbus
Fri
May 27
$28ÖBB
$24Flixbus
Sat
May 28
$28ÖBB
$20Flixbus
Sun
May 29
$39ÖBB
$19Flixbus
Mon
May 30
$33ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$37Flixbus
Tue
May 31
$28ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$36Flixbus
Wed
Jun 1
$28ÖBB
$16Flixbus
Thu
Jun 2
$28ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$16Flixbus
Fri
Jun 3
$28ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$16Flixbus
Sat
Jun 4
$28ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$16Flixbus
Sun
Jun 5
$28ÖBB
$19Flixbus
Mon
Jun 6
$33ÖBB
$63Flixbus
Tue
Jun 7
$28ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$38Flixbus
Wed
Jun 8
$28ÖBB
$16Flixbus

Fastest train times from Prague to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for May 20

Fastest Journey

5 h 44 m

Average

8 h 2 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

274 km

It's difficult to get from Prague to Salzburg without transferring at least once.

Fastest
10:04AMPrague5h44 03:48PMSalzburg Hbf
1 changes
$671One-way
11:15AMPrague6h33 05:48PMSalzburg Hbf
3 changes
$901One-way
10:45AMPraha-Libeň, nádraží7h03 05:48PMSalzburg Hbf
4 changes
$901One-way
10:04AMPrague7h22 05:26PMSalzburg Hbf
1 changes
$281One-way
10:15AMPrague7h33 05:48PMSalzburg Hbf
2 changes
$901One-way

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Overview: Train from Prague to Salzburg

distanceDistance169 miles (273 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | Euro City (EC), Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | S-Bahn or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Prague to Salzburg cover the 169 miles (273 km) long route taking on average 5 h 44 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | S-Bahn or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $28 (€25), but the average price of train tickets is $30 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Train providers: ÖBB and Deutsche Bahn from Prague to Salzburg trains

ÖBB and Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Prague to Salzburg from $28 (€25). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

ÖBB
Deutsche Bahn

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip between Prague and Salzburg by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

Omio helps you find the perfect Prague - Salzburg train with ÖBB. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train from Prague to Salzburg, Omio shows you ÖBB current train schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Prague to Salzburg route. You can expect to travel around 169 miles (273 km) from Prague to Salzburg on a train with ÖBB. Once you are ready, buy your one-way ÖBB tickets between Prague and Salzburg starting as low as $28 (€25) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with ÖBB!

  • Average Price: $28

These are ÖBB's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Prague and Salzburg:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • ÖBB has granted goodwill arrangements for tickets bought until March 15, 2020.
    • National ÖBB: Tickets valid until June 1, 2020, can be refunded as a voucher
    • International ÖBB: Ticket refunds depend on the current entry regulations set by the government of the destination country
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Prague to Salzburg

Taking trains from Prague to Salzburg is an interesting journey but takes careful planning as the routes operated by Deutsche Bahn can involve several connections, sometimes numbering as many as 7. This means traveling time varies from around 11 hours to approximately 16 hours 30 minutes. There is one morning departure at shortly after 5:00 a.m. with another three trains leaving between mid-afternoon and around 9:00 p.m. Trains from Prague to Budapest depart from Prague Masarykovo Station and terminate at Salzburg Station. Connections are made at places such as Bad Schandau, Dresden, Frankfurt, Burbach, Leipzig and Dillenburg. There is no morning departure on Saturdays and Sundays.

Travel Tips: Trains from Prague to Salzburg

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Prague, Czechia to Salzburg, Austria?

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Salzburg, Austria by train is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Austria from Czechia?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Austria from Prague?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

When traveling in Austria, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 5/16/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Salzburg from Prague before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Czechia from Austria by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Salzburg to Prague is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Czechia from Austria?

Reentry to Czechia is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Czechia from Salzburg?

What are the requirements?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Prague, Czechia?

The government of Czechia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 5/15/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Prague from Salzburg here.

How much do cheap trains to Salzburg from Prague cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Prague and Salzburg for the next 7 days starting from $28 (€25)  one way.

How much does it cost to take a train to Salzburg from Prague?

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Prague to Salzburg train to cost on average $30 (€27)  one way.

How far is Salzburg from Prague by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Prague to Salzburg by train to be approximately 169 miles (273 km).

How long is a train between Prague and Salzburg on average?

While the time it takes to travel 169 miles (273 km) to Salzburg from Prague can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Prague to Salzburg train journey time is on average 5 h 44 min.

What station does the train from Prague to Salzburg depart from? Which Salzburg train station do I come into from Prague?

Omio customers book a train from Prague, Praha, Zličín   to Salzburg Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Prague train station to Salzburg? Where is the Salzburg train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Prague, Praha, Zličín, located approximately 8.7 miles (14.1 km) from the city center of Prague. The most popular arrival train station in Salzburg, called Salzburg Hbf, is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from its city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from Prague to Salzburg?

For the journey from Prague to Salzburg you can take a train with ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | S-Bahn or Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Prague to Salzburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services are there to Salzburg from Prague a day?

On average, there are 3 trains a day from Prague to Salzburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Prague to Salzburg?

The earliest train departing from Prague to Salzburg leaves at 4: 40 AM. The last train departing from Prague to Salzburg leaves at 10: 40 PM. You can find the latest Prague to Salzburg train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book train tickets between Prague and Salzburg to score the best deals?

If you buy a train ticket from Prague to Salzburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $30 (€27) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Prague and Salzburg are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Prague
Salzburg
The major railway station for departures from Prague is Prague, Praha, Zličín. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Prague, Praha, Zličín for your journey from Prague to Salzburg.